Jan 17, 2013 11:00am PST
again. and this has nothing to do with the nudity ban in san francisco. lance armstrong now has to give something back after reportedly admitting to using performance-enhancing drugs. >>> coming up next, "30 rock" followed by "access hollywood live" and at 1:00 watch "days of our lives" here on nbc bay area. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> lance armstrong has now been stripped of his bronze medal from the 2000 sydney olympics because of his involvement in doping. >> no shocker here. officials say the ioc sent a letter to armstrong, asking him to return that medal. armstrong's interview is going to be with oprah scheduled to air tonight and tomorrow night on her own network. oprah
Jan 17, 2013 12:35am PST
juice. and -- [ laughter ] everybody's talking about this -- oprah's big interview with lance armstrong is tomorrow night. it's a pretty big deal. oprah said to get ready. she prepared 112 questions. yeah. first question was, "did you use steroids?" [ laughter ] the next 111 questions were, "oh, come on, you used steroids, right?" [ laughter ] "come on. did you? no? you can say it now." [ cheers and applause ] "you can say it now." now, they're saying lance may be forced to return the endorsement money he received from the u.s. postal service. i mean, seriously? i'm pretty sure the only group that's lied more than lance armstrong is the u.s. postal service. [ laughter and applause ] "oh, it'll be there in two to three days. don't worry about it." [ applause ] [ laughter ] why is it crushed? here's some political news. on sunday, the white house will hold a private swearing-in ceremony for president obama. [ cheers and applause ] not to be outdone, on sunday, republicans will hold a private swearing-at ceremony for president obama. [ laughter and applause ] this is big. tonight was the s
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
incensensitivity on behalf of t complex owners. >>> disgraced cycling legend lance armstrong finally coming clean on allegations of using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong all set to speak out during a taped interview he had with oprah winfrey. this one airs tonight and tomorrow night on winfrey's own network. armstrong admits using the drugs for years. the cyclist denied all along he ever used. last year he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles by the u.s. anti-doping agency. >>> new this morning we hear from leaders of fremont's hospital after it cut hundreds of jobs. in a statement released to nbc bay area, the hospital says it was hit hard by the economy. it says it eliminated unfilled positions and offered voluntary retirements and resignations before laying off 200 employees. some are questioning whether the cuts are legal because they were reportedly discussed behind closed doors. washington hospital gets funds from property taxes so it must follow the same public meeting laws as a city council. >>> it's 4:52 right now. if you like buzzer beaters, you're going to like this.
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
, including lance armstrong's confession, can he repair his public image? >> some lo love going around there. >>> but let's begin this half hour with this incredible story, this hoax involving the top football player a at notre dame? nbc's john yang is in south bend this morning. john, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it does seem like -- or seemed like a story made for hollywood, a star football player here at north dame who leads his team to a spectacular season after overcoming terrible tragedy, the deaths of his grandmother and his girlfriend on the same day. but it turns out that's all it was, a story. manti te'o's story seemed destined to take its place alongside the legends of notre dame's storied football program. a star linebacker and heisman trophy finalist after an undefeated season that end ted national championship game. inspiring teammates and becoming a campus hero by triumphing over twin tragedies, the loss on the same day in september of his grandmother and his girlfriend who died after battling leukemia, a story he told on espn's "college game day" in o
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
hostage. >>> new this morning, the ioc stripping lance armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 sidney olympics because of his involvement in doping. officials close to the decision say the committee sent a letter to armstrong asking him to return that medal. armstrong's interview with oprah in which he reportedly admits to doping is scheduled to air tonight. >>> sports world buzzing about monti te'o. a tweet says everything will be explained at noon today. >>> it's not clear this morning whether te'o knew his online love wasn't a real person. >> scott mcgrew says fake people are all over the internet. >> a huge problem for internet companies. not just fake nigerian bankers looking for money or fake girlfriends but entire fake accounts on services like facebook where more than 80 million accounts may not be real people. that's facebook's own estimates. that's the population of egypt. fake profiles are a problem. they mislead twiadvertisers int thinking people are paying more attention to products than they are. >>> you remember last week we were talking about a new offer from walmart.
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
. a gunman opened fire last july. the suspect, james holmes, right now waiting for trial. >>> lance armstrong is coming clean on allegations he used performance enhancing drugs and you can hear it straight from his mouth. the taped interview he did with oprah winfrey airs tonight and tomorrow night on winfrey's own network. oprah confirmed armstrong admitted using the drugs for years. the cyclist denied those doping allegations. last year he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles by the u.s. anti-doping agency. >>> it's 5:44. yelp, the popular online review site based in san francisco that you probably use is rolling out a new service this morning for those of us who like to dine out. restaurants profile pages on yelp will feature health inspection scores. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live in san francisco with more for us this morning. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. while you were sitting down to figure out what your neighbor thought of a certain restaurant here in san francisco, you can also find out where that restaurant stands with the